# Distance between Columbia, SC (CAE) and Detroit, MI (DTW)

Flight distance from Columbia to Detroit (Columbia Metropolitan Airport – Detroit Metropolitan Airport) is 583 miles / 939 kilometers / 507 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Columbia (CAE) to Detroit (DTW) is 720 miles / 1158 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 14 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Columbia to Detroit.

Shortest flight path between Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) and Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW).

## How far is Detroit from Columbia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Columbia and Detroit. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 583.429 miles
• 938.938 kilometers
• 506.986 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 584.358 miles
• 940.433 kilometers
• 507.793 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Columbia Metropolitan Airport
City: Columbia, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CAE
ICAO Code: KCAE
Coordinates: 33°56′19″N, 81°7′10″W

B Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Columbia and Detroit.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 111 kg (244 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Columbia (CAE) → Detroit (DTW).

Distance:
583
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
583

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